A fine specimen of a book with enough esoterica delight any book connoisseur....
Hardcover: 136 pages
Publisher: Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (January 15, 2018)
Product Dimensions: 4.3 x 0.5 x 7 inches
Amazon Rank: 935208
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
How is ink made? What is the bestselling book of all time? What are the oldest known books in the world? And how does one make sense of the colors found on Penguin paperbacks? The answers to these questions and many more await readers in The Book Lovers’ Miscellany.The Book Lovers’ Miscellany is a cornucopia for bibliophiles. With customary wisdom and wit, Claire Cock-Starkey presents a brief illustrated history of paper, binding, printing, and d...